Bolton, Massachusetts is located in Worcester County and was first settled in 1682, and later incorporated into the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1738. Located 25 miles northwest of Boston, Bolton has a population of approximately 5,000. Bolton’s 20 square mile area has been described as a single neighborhood community. Bolton has many amenities available to its residents, including over 2000 acres of conservation land spread across 15 different parcels. The land provides ample opportunities for biking, hiking, and horse riding, among other things.
Bolton is bordered by South Lancaster, Lancaster, Clinton, Hudson, Harvard, and Boxborough.